Dehydration: The Best Way To Preserve The Essence of Fruits and Vegetables
August 31, 2011 | Nutrition |
Dehydrating your foods has a number of powerful and healthier advantages over canning or freezing methods of preservation. One dehydrator appliance is finally "kitchen worthy" and a complement to any household.
Awakening To The Dangers? Government To Change Fluoride Levels In Drinking Water
August 31, 2011 | Toxins |
At the beginning of 2011, the federal government recommended changing the amount of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in 50 years. Although many U.S states are well aware that fluoride is a toxic poison that should be permanently removed from the water supply, do government initiatives at the federal level mean they are awakening to the dangers of fluoridated drinking water?
Think Positive and You Will Heal
August 31, 2011 | Consciousness |
Optimists recover better from medical procedures such as coronary bypass surgery, have healthier immune systems and live longer, both in general and when suffering from conditions such as cancer, heart disease and kidney failure according to the Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
Leucine Helps Burn Fat Prevent Muscle Wastage
August 30, 2011 | YourWeight |
Research in high altitude climbers has suggested that supplementation with the amino acid leucine can help to boost fat burning whilst preventing loss of muscle tissue.
World Meditation Day: 2012 - A Message of Hope
August 30, 2011 | Consciousness |
According to quantum physics our thoughts are always beaming out into the "quantum field", that is "the world", and we are always influencing both our self, each other, the nature and even the weather by what and how we think and feel. Coming together on one day and consciously thinking positive thoughts and "beaming love" out in the world will make a huge difference.
Free Birthing: Unassisted Child Birth
August 30, 2011 | Pregnancy |
Women who give birth in their own homes with no professional assistance or pain relief is on the rise. This controversial system of childbirth, known as free birth, is becoming increasingly popular in the UK and America.
Laughter Still The Best Medicine: Watching a Funny Movie 'Good For Your Heart'
August 29, 2011 | MentalHealth |
Watching a film that makes you laugh is good for your heart, according to a study.
Video: High Focus Sound Alchemy - Bringing You Gamma Waves for Concentration
August 29, 2011 | Consciousness |
Our taste and sound receptors are impulse converters; There is no light and no color outside of our brain. Colors and light are formed in our brains by conversion. Light energy vibrations of different frequency(i.e., of different wavelengths) are converted by a transducer(the eye) into signals(impulses) that can be received and processed by neurons in the brain of as colors.
Overprotective Parents Causing Impaired Social Development in Children
August 29, 2011 | ChildHealth |
Overprotective parents generally want to protect their children from harm, from hurt and pain, from unhappiness, bad experiences and rejection, from hurt feelings, failure and disappointments. However, hovering helicopter parents who restrict their kids' unstructured play may actually harm, rather than help, children according to the latest issue of the American Journal of Play
Falling Fertility Rates Around The World Will Cause Mass Depopulation
August 26, 2011 | Fertility |
The Economist reported this week that falling fertility rates around the world spell doom for many countries as the single life appeals to more women than replacing themselves through children.
Mathematical Model Predicts Weight And Challenges One-Size-Fits-All Weight Assumptions
August 26, 2011 | YourWeight |
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have created a mathematical model -- and an accompanying online weight simulation tool -- of what happens when people of varying weights, diets and exercise habits try to change their weight. The findings challenge the commonly held belief that eating 3,500 fewer calories -- or burning them off exercising -- will always result in a pound of weight loss.
The Time to Unite, Share, Serve And To See The Change That Needs To Be, Has Come
August 26, 2011 | Consciousness |
As we awaken to the remembrance that we can heal the world, we also remember it is something that can only be achieved together. For each one of us holds or hides inside our being, an essential part of the plan for universal peace.
Which Unregulated and Unmonitored Source Of Pollution Comes Out Of Your Home Regularly?
August 25, 2011 | Pollution |
Little thought is given about exhausts coming out of our homes, but these vents are releasing a lot more chemicals than we're told.
Super Herb: Coriander Oil Prevents Bacterial Spoilage and Food Borne Illnesses
August 25, 2011 | Herbs |
A new Portuguese study reports that coriander oil proved "toxic to a broad range of harmful bacteria," able to fight food poisoning and even antibiotic-resistant infections when used in foods and medicines. Coriander oil is picking up the slack where antibiotics fail us giving more credence to plant-based medicine.
Trial-and-Error Learning Still Best For Older Brains
August 25, 2011 | MentalHealth |
Canadian researchers have found the first evidence that older brains get more benefit than younger brains from learning information the hard way - via trial-and-error learning.
Misleading The World on Radiation: Why There is No Such Thing As Nuclear Safety
August 24, 2011 | NuclearPlanet |
Using lethal nuclear technology to make a light bulb glow, heat a house or charge a battery is like using a hammer to kill a fly. The advocacy of nuclear power was never about providing safe, clean energy. At best, almost every nuclear agency in the world misinforms, and at worst misrepresents or distorts, the scientific evidence of the harmful effects of radiation exposure.
Baking Soda Molasses Protocol May Cure Many Cancers
August 24, 2011 | Cancer |
One man claims he has found a cure for cancer and actually successfully treated his own by using baking soda.
Which Cancer Prevention Technique Has Nothing To Do With Drugs or Nutrition?
August 24, 2011 | Prevention |
A large body of evidence continues to support past research about the anti-cancer effects of exercise and link between physical activity and cancer prevention.
Documentary Examines Alarming Disappearance of Bees And Greater Meaning For Mankind
August 23, 2011 | Toxins |
Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Vanishing of the Bees takes a piercing investigative look at the economic, political and ecological implications of the worldwide disappearance of the honeybee.
432 Hz Frequency: Building Your Spiritual Immunity
August 23, 2011 | Consciousness |
Just as we develop immunity in the body we need to develop immunity of the spirit to protect the purity of our heart, mind and soul and stay free of negativity. 432hz vibrates on the principals of natural harmonics and unifies the properties of light, time, space, matter, gravity and magnetism with biology, the DNA code and consciousness.
Males Believe Discussing Problems Is A Waste of Time
August 23, 2011 | Lifestyle |
A new University of Missouri study finds that boys feel that discussing problems is a waste of time.
The Acceptable Norms of Today Are The Deranged Insanities of Tomorrow - Or Are They?
August 22, 2011 | Lifestyle |
We don't need to go very far back in time to see what was once acceptable in society is now frowned upon by the masses. In fact, many argue that many past tendencies were deranged insanities of that time. But do things really change through successive generations?
How The Internet And Cell Phones Are Changing Our Relationship With Food
August 22, 2011 | Lifestyle |
A new study has shed light on how new-media technology, including the Internet and smart phones, are changing college students' eating habits and their relationship to food.
Listen Up Adults: Four Year Olds Know That Being Right is Not Enough
August 22, 2011 | ChildHealth |
A new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that when children reach around 4 years, they start noticing whether someone is actually knowledgeable or if they're just getting the answers from someone else.
Monsanto's Herbicides Cause Birth Defects and Cancer
August 19, 2011 | GMO |
The pesticide industry and regulators have repeatedly misled the public with claims that Roundup glyphosate herbicide is safe. As a result, Monsanto's Roundup is used by gardeners and local authorities, in school grounds, and in farmers' fields. The EOS report showed industry has known that glyphosate causes birth defects since the 1980s and EU regulators have known since the 1990s. But instead of informing the public, industry and regulators have repeatedly claimed that glyphosate and Roundup do not cause birth defects.
Happiness: 69 Year-Old Women Has Not Used Money In 15 Years
August 19, 2011 | Happiness |
Heidemarie Schwermer, a 69-year-old woman from Germany, gave up using money 15 years ago and says she's been much happier ever since.
It's A Privilege To Be Human: What Level Do You Experience?
August 19, 2011 | Consciousness |
As a human being, it is difficult to appreciate what it is to be a human being. Among the thousands of different types of species in this world, to gain a human birth is considered extremely rare and beautiful.
EPIC Data Shows Antioxidant Supplementation Lowers Cancer Mortality
August 18, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Users of antioxidant vitamin supplements may be at reduced risk of cancer mortality, as well as premature death in general, suggests data from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition.
Everyday Clairvoyance: How Your Brain Makes Near-Future Predictions
August 18, 2011 | HumanBody |
Every day we make thousands of tiny predictions -- when the bus will arrive, who is knocking on the door, whether the dropped glass will break. Now, in one of the first studies of its kind, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are beginning to unravel the process by which the brain makes these everyday prognostications.
Which Beautiful Wildflower Can Burn You?
August 18, 2011 | Toxins |
Gardeners, hikers, campers and most especially children -- in fact, anyone who spends time outdoors -- should be on the alert for a dangerous weed. It's a strikingly tall and attractive plant, with enormous leaves and a hoola-hoop-sized flower head with clusters of tiny white flowers. Strangely enough, it's also a member of the carrot family.
A Baby's First 1,000 Days 'Determines Their Health For Life'
August 17, 2011 | Prevention |
A Baby's First 1,000 Days 'Determines Their Health For Life' You have encouraged them to eat their greens, battled to get them into the best school and sweated with them over their homework -- all to give them the best start in life.
New Study Shows Modified Citrus Pectin Activates Powerful Immune Responses
August 17, 2011 | Antioxidants |
I am thrilled to share with you groundbreaking research demonstrating the ability of a specific form of Modified Citrus Pectin (MCP) to greatly enhance immune function.
Co-worker's Rudeness May Have A Great Impact on Relationships Beyond the Workplace
August 17, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Next time you think about being rude in the workplace, think about your co-worker's friends and family. A co-worker's rudeness can have a great impact on relationships far beyond the workplace, according to a Baylor University study published online in the Journal of Organizational Behavior.
The Color and Smell of Your Urine Tells You a Lot About Your Health
August 16, 2011 | HumanBody |
How's your pee been looking lately? It's not exactly polite conversation, but it's a question worth asking yourself from time to time. Just as the eyes are windows into the soul, urine is a window into the body.
6 Hours of TV Daily Could Shorten Your Life By Five Years
August 16, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Watching TV for an average of six hours a day could shorten the viewer's life expectancy by almost five years, indicates research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Do Conflict Levels During a Marriage Change Throughout The Years?
August 16, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Think about how much you fight and argue with your spouse today. A new study suggests that your current level of conflict probably won't change much for the remainder of your marriage.
The Easiest Way To Lose Weight Involves Moving Your Mouth More, Not Less
August 15, 2011 | YourWeight |
Could the battle of the bulge really be won simply by chewing your food more? As strange as the idea may sound, a new study out of China has scientists scratching their heads and saying, "Maybe it could."
Consumers Are Less Interested In Functional Ingredients and More Interested in Health Benefits
August 15, 2011 | Nutrition |
When it comes to bread, products containing 'functional ingredients' are less attractive to consumers than those with a clear and direct health benefit, says new research.
Only Selfless Action, Detracting From Ego Will Deliver Peace
August 15, 2011 | Consciousness |
When a person carries baggage more than his capacity to carry weight, his face becomes distorted in pain. Similar is the case when one's personality carries the heavy load of ego and self-interest.
High Levels of Potentially Toxic Flame Retardants in Pregnant Women
August 12, 2011 | Toxins |
A new study finds that pregnant women in Northern California have the highest PBDE flame retardant exposures reported to date among pregnant women worldwide. It also describes some of the first evidence from humans that certain flame retardants may interfere with thyroid hormone signaling during pregnancy, which is critical to fetal brain development.
Struggling With Your Diet? Change Your Kitchen To Fool Your Brain
August 12, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Good news for those who struggle with diets: Eating less may be easier than you think, psychologists say. By making simple changes to your environment, you might be able to eat less without really thinking about it.
If You Want Your Future Children To Eat Veggies, Eat Them While You're Pregnant
August 12, 2011 | Pregnancy |
Many a parent has struggled to get their children to eat their greens. Now scientists think mothers can make a difference by starting them early - very early.
Increased Artificial Light Moderates Fearful Reactions
August 11, 2011 | HumanBody |
Biologists and psychologists know that light affects mood, but a new University of Virginia study indicates that light may also play a role in modulating fear and anxiety.
Have You Gotten Your Vitamin P Today?
August 11, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Did you know that vitamin P-also known as bioflavonoids-was named after paprika, from which it was first isolated?
Flax Fiber Suppresses Hunger
August 11, 2011 | YourWeight |
Dietary fiber from flaxseed may suppress rises in blood levels of lipids after a meal and modulate appetite, according to a new study from Denmark.
More Women Opting Out Of The Medical Experience And Giving Birth At Home
August 10, 2011 | Lifestyle |
A growing contingent of women are choosing to give birth with midwives, caregivers who view birth as a natural, rather than a medical experience, and one that should be tailored to a mother's needs.
Mercury Poisoning Linked to Autism
August 10, 2011 | Toxins |
A family history of mercury poisoning has emerged as a significant risk factor for developing autism, Melbourne researchers say.
August 10, 2011 | Consciousness |
A quantum leap is a change in status from one set of circumstances to another set of circumstances that takes place immediately, without passing through the circumstances in between.
How Hiding Vegetables in Kids' Foods Increases Their Veggie Intake
August 9, 2011 | ChildHealth |
Preschool children consumed nearly twice as many vegetables and 11 percent fewer calories over the course of a day when researchers at Penn State added pureed vegetables to the children's favorite foods.
Menopausal Women: Soy Supplements Provide No Benefit
August 9, 2011 | Toxins |
Soy isoflavone shows no benefits in terms of reducing bone loss, or menopausal symptoms, according to new research.
How Birth Control Pills Lead to Blood Clots and Death
August 9, 2011 | Drugs |
Studies found that the birth control pills cause blood clots. Many new pills, like Ocella, Yasmin or Yaz, contain the hormone drospirenone, which is responsible for the higher risk of blood clots. The risk of blood clot is 2 to 3 times higher with birth control pills containing the hormone than older versions.
Planting a Garden? How Healthy or Toxic Is Your Soil?
August 8, 2011 | Toxins |
With a progressively educated population becoming more aware of the inherent dangers of the conventional food supply, urban farming has become hugely popular. However, more people are also becoming aware of contaminated soil and how heavy metals pose potential risks to their food crops. As backyard gardening continues to explode in popularity, we must ask how contaminated is our soil?
Scientist Contradicts His Own Claims That GM Fish Are Dangerous To Environment
August 8, 2011 | GMO |
A Purdue University scientist is urging federal officials to decide favorably on allowing genetically engineered salmon into the food supply arguing that not doing so may set back scientific efforts to increase food production. The argument comes in direct contradiction to statements made by the same scientist who found that releasing a transgenic fish to the wild could damage native populations even to the point of extinction.
Are Your Religious Beliefs Impacting Your Level of Stress and Worry?
August 8, 2011 | Consciousness |
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital have found that those who believe in a benevolent God tend to worry less and be more tolerant of life's uncertainties than those who believe in an indifferent or punishing God.
Why We Must Forgive If We Are To Ever Heal
August 5, 2011 | Consciousness |
All faiths worldwide recommend it. Doctors tell patients about its health benefits. Old and New Age gurus will break bread to celebrate its virtues. Pranic healers and reiki masters consider it a powerful healing tool. And non-believers, too, are convinced of its great value. Not only is being able to forgive divine, it can be a blessing to your spiritual, mental and physical health.
Frankincense: A Wise Man's Treatment for Arthritis
August 5, 2011 | Arthritis |
The answer to treating painful arthritis could lie in an age old herbal remedy -- frankincense, according to Cardiff University scientists. Cardiff scientists have been examining the potential benefits of frankincense to help relieve and alleviate the symptoms of the condition.
How To Understand Your Dreams
August 5, 2011 | Sleep |
Falling, flying, fleeing - they're familiar dream motifs, but what do they mean? Psychologist Ian Wallace reveals all about your dreams.
Lentils and Kidney Beans Prevent Bowel Cancer
August 4, 2011 | Cancer |
Eating pulses, brown rice, green vegetables and dried fruit could cut the risk of bowel cancer.
This Is The Key to Exercise Motivation
August 4, 2011 | Fitness |
Researchers have discovered a way that we can all improve our exercise performance merely by teaming up with the right kind of partner -- and that partner does not have to be a human being. A "virtual" partner can be just as effective.
Dosing With Omega-3 While Pregnant Enhances Baby's Immune System
August 4, 2011 | Immunity |
Supplementation with high-dose DHA omega-3 oil whilst pregnant may help to enhance infants' immune systems, according to new research.
The 15 Most Powerful Healing Herbs in Your Kitchen
August 3, 2011 | Antioxidants |
The humble herb and spice rack in your kitchen today need not be just a decorative feature, although they look quite pleasing to the eye hanging on the wall, in both modern and old fashioned styled homes. They can in fact hold a plethora of natural healing ingredients that can also add great taste to the foods you eat every day.
Why ALL Diets Fail In The Long-Term
August 3, 2011 | Dieting |
A report in the August issue of the Cell Press journal Cell Metabolism might help to explain why it's so frustratingly difficult to stick to a diet. When we don't eat, hunger-inducing neurons in the brain start eating bits of themselves. That act of self-cannibalism turns up a hunger signal to prompt eating.
Even "100 Percent Pure" Orange Juice Is Artificially Flavoured
August 3, 2011 | Nutrition |
Ever wonder why commercial orange juice-even the premium, not-from-concentrate, "100-percent pure" juice kind-tastes the same each time you buy it, but doesn't taste exactly like a freshly peeled orange?
Reflecting on the Wisdom of Dr. Brian O'Leary: Water Is Our Life Blood
August 2, 2011 | Water |
Dr. Brian O'Leary, a leader in Free Energy Science passed on July 29th, 2011. He was also a passionate and articulate advocate for advancing the understanding of consciousness. One of his most recent articles, Water: Our Life Blood, highlights the importance of our relationship with water and how we treat ourselves and the environment.
Potassium Lowers The Risk of Stroke
August 2, 2011 | Antioxidants |
Studies are inconsistent when it comes to how potassium might affect the risk of stroke. A meta-analysis of previous prospective studies suggests that eating high amounts of potassium may lower the risk of stroke.
It's All About Seizing The Moment
August 2, 2011 | Consciousness |
It's all about seizing the moment. Most of us tell ourselves we have all the time in the world for something we want to do, but never get down to. It's a wise few who balance work and life with a to-do list that they get down to realizing.
Mercury Exposure From Diet and Environment Increases Heart Disease Risk
August 1, 2011 | Toxins |
High amounts of methyl mercury in a person's blood can inhibit an enzyme that helps prevent atherosclerosis, researchers report in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives.
The Secret Powers of Time
August 1, 2011 | Lifestyle |
Dr. Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world.
Grapes Prevent Damage Caused By Ultraviolet Radiation
August 1, 2011 | Prevention |
Some compounds found in grapes help to protect skin cells from the sun's ultraviolet radiation, according to a study by researchers from the University of Barcelona and the CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). The study supports the use of grapes or grape derivatives in sun protection products.